List of figures; List of tables; Preface; 1. Smart Grid overview; 2. Distribution automation functions; 3. Fundamentals of distribution system analysis; 4. Short circuit calculation; 5. Reliability of distribution systems; 6. Reconfiguration and restoration of distribution systems; 7. Volt/VAR control; 8. Harmonic analysis; 9. Modern protection of distribution systems; 10. Communications in Smart Grids; 11. Interoperability concepts in power electric systems; 12. Maturity models; Bibliography; Index.
A comprehensive guide to techniques that allow engineers to simulate, analyse and optimise power distribution systems which combined with automation, underpin the emerging concept of the "smart grid". This book is supported by theoretical concepts with real-world applications and MATLAB exercises.